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Benny Goes Undercover

Rose Binyamin

8:30 p.m. “Benny, what are you doing in pajamas so early? Are you tired of arguing with me about your bedtime? What a sweet boy you are becoming!” “Mom, don’t get so excited. I may be in pajamas, but I’m going out, not to bed.” “In pajamas!? It’s freezing cold outside!!” “Don’t worry, Mom. I’m taking plenty of other clothing with me. Mishpacha Junior has hired me to sneak into King Achashveirosh’s palace.

 

FYI: Animals in Disguise

Gila Zemmel

Just like other kids around the world, you too will have fun dressing up on Purim day. Did you know that there are animals that dress up too? Not like people, but like other animals; and not just on Purim, but every day of the year. Let’s find out why.

 

Shragi and Shia and the Purim Fiasco

Yael Mermelstein

"No way," I said to Shia. "It's hard enough to be a beggar, we don't need to advertise it by dressing up as real beggars. I say we stick with my idea of singing and dancing." Shia yawned. "Well," he said. "I couldn't have thought of anything less exciting myself."



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